Napster, a revolutionary Peer-to-Peer file sharing software, was launched in 1999 – and forever changed the media world. In this episode, we’ll tell the story of Sean Fanning and Sean Parker, its creators, and talk about the legal battle it fought with the record companies – and Metallica.
Guest in this episode: Brett Bendistis, from The Citizen’s Guide to the Supreme Court Podcast!
Also recommended: The History of Byzantium – A podcast telling the story of the Roman Empire from 476 AD to 1453.
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Enjoying your great work Ran. Keep it up.
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Thanks, Anurag! Great to meet a new listener from India 🙂